“Oh wow…oh wow oh wow!” The words spilled out of Annie’s mouth. An Axis buck stood staring at our hunting blind not more than 60 yards away, antlers towering high above his head. A mating pair of Sandhill cranes flew over, calling back and forth to one another. The steam rose up from the ground… Continue reading Lights, Camera, Action: Behind the scenes at Powderhorn Ranch
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey Indescribable are the emotions I feel about this old broken horned blackbuck antelope. When Adam and I first saw him with land owner Warren Blesh he was fighting in a food plot. The following morning I… Continue reading Rooted in Time: Hunting Heritage Prevails in the Texas Hill Country
Some days I am more wolf than woman And I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild -Nikita Gill “Wolf And Woman” Imagine sitting in complete darkness. On the bare ground. Your back to a tree. That is, if you’re lucky enough to find a tree without a plethora of biting ants or sharp… Continue reading Rapacious for the Rio: The allure, argument and addiction of hunting wild turkey
“I hear a Spec in that group!” Hundreds of geese circled above us as we lay motionless under muddy burlap blankets on the banks of a cattle farmer’s pond somewhere on the outskirts of Littlefield, Texas. The morning weather began around 35 degrees and I was thankful for my waders and hand warmers. Our… Continue reading The West Texas Connection: Conservation waterfowl hunting with Heath Edgerton
Christmas day 2009 I should have known Adam was up to something. Sitting in my parent’s living room I was asked to close my eyes before receiving my Christmas present. I heard the clicks of cameras turning on from our family members as they sat around me. I didn’t even look at the ring when I… Continue reading Say Yes to the Field Dress: Marriage, hunting and more.
I first wrote this article back in May where it was originally published on The Hunters Feed Blog. This Thanksgiving marks the three year anniversary that I have spent my life living in a 5th wheel. Three whole years without a conventional roof, or an oven, good water pressure or cable television among many other everyday… Continue reading Small Spaces, Big Hearts: Lessons learned from modern day pioneer life